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Monthly Archives: June 2012

B777-300ER A6-EBZ Perth Extra.

29/06/2012

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EBZ operated an extra Dubai – Perth rotation today as EK3424/EK3425.

Boeing 777-300ER A6-EGT Delivered.

29/06/2012

Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGT departed Paine Field on delivery to Dubai as EK777 today. This brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 72 aircraft.

Double Daily JFK A380s from January 1st.

27/06/2012

From January 1st 2013 Emirates will switch the EK203/EK204 Dubai – New York JFK rotation from Boeing 777-300ER to Airbus A380 operation. This will provide an extra 42 First Class,  238 Business Class and 665 Economy Class seats per week in each direction.

Emirates Lusaka and Harare Service Increase.

26/06/2012

Emirates today announced that it will increase service on the EK713/EK714 Dubai – Lusaka – Harare Airbus A330-200 route from 5 x weekly to daily commencing on 1st October 2012.

Emirates Basra Service Increase.

21/06/2012

Emirates today announced that it would increase frequency on its EK945/EK946 Dubai – Basra Airbus A330-200 service from 4 x weekly to daily commencing 1st August 2012.

B777-300ER A6-EBP Riyadh Extra.

21/06/2012

Boeing 777-31HER A6-EBP operated an extra Dubai – Riyadh rotation this morning as EK3817/EK3818.

Emirates Announce Erbil Service.

20/06/2012

Emirates today announced a new service from Dubai – Erbil, its third destination in Iraq. The service will commence as a 4 x weekly operation from 12th August, then increase to 5 x weekly from 27th August and then daily from 3rd September.

Timings are:

EK949 Dubai 0430 – Erbil 0630
EK950 Erbil 0800 – Dubai 1140.

Until 27th October services will be operated by Airbus A340-300s, from 28th October this will switch to Airbus A330-200s.

A6-EDD EK17 London Heathrow Diversion.

19/06/2012

Airbus A380 A6-EDD operating EK17 Dubai – Manchester diverted to London Heathrow today having gone around from 2, generic 700 ft at Manchester.  The go around was caused by emergency services attending Thomas Cook Airlines Boeing 767-31K G-TCCA. A6-EDD later continued London Heathrow – Manchester as EK17D and returned to Dubai as EK18 which operated just under four hours late.

B777-300ER A6-EGT Returns from Portland Painting.

18/06/2012

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGT positioned Portland – Paine Field today following painting.

A340-300 A6-ERP Returns from Venice.

17/06/2012

Following the technical issue it encountered on 15th June Emirates Airbus A340-300 A6-ERP positioned Venice – Dubai today as EK7002.

A380 A6-EDB Toronto Technical Issue.

15/06/2012

Airbus A380 A6-EDB operated EK241 Dubai – Toronto today however the return EK242 has been delayed overnight owing to a technical issue with the aircraft.

A340-300 A6-ERP Venice Technical Issue.

15/06/2012

Emirates A340-300 A6-ERP operated EK135 Dubai – Venice today however the return EK136 has been delayed indefinitely indicating a technical issue with the aircraft.

B777-300ER A6-EBP Operates Riyadh Extra.

14/06/2012

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EBP operated an extra Dubai – Riyadh rotation this morning as EK3817/EK3818.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGS Enters Service.

14/06/2012

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGS entered service today operating EK354 Dubai – Singapore. This aircraft is confirmed as being in 8F/42J/310Y configuration without overhead crew rest areas.

B777-300ER A6-ECB Operates Dammam Extra.

14/06/2012

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-ECB operated an extra Dubai – Dammam rotation in the early hours of this morning as EK3825/EK3826.

13/06/12 Emirates Flight Cancellation.

13/06/2012

The EK781/EK782 Dubai – Lagos Airbus A340-500 rotation did not operate today.

B777-300ER A6-EBF Riyadh Extra.

13/06/2012

Emirates Boeing 777-31HER A6-EBF operated an extra Dubai – Riyadh rotation this afternoon as EK3815/EK3816.

Emirates Signal Further Australian Expansion.

13/06/2012

Speaking at the IATA conference in Beijing Emirates President Tim Clark signalled that the airline was looking to expand its services to Australia with new services to Adelaide. Darwin, / usa Cairns and Coolangtta/Gold Coast were also named as destinations the airline would be interested in serving in the future. Mr Clark stated that all the airline would wish to serve all destinations daily from the outset.

Emirates currently has rights for 84 weekly services to Australia of which it is presently using 70.

B777-300ER A6-EGS Delivered.

11/06/2012

Boeing 777-31HER A6-EGS was delivered Paine Field – Dubai as EK777 departing this afternoon. This brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 71 aircraft.

11/06/12 Flight Cancellation.

11/06/2012

The EK747/EK748 Dubai – Tunis Airbus A340-500 rotation did not operate today.

B777-300ER A7-EBX EK356 Chennai Medical Diversion

10/06/2012

Emirates Boeing 777-31NER A6-EBX operating EK356 Dubai – Jakarta diverted via Chennai today due to a medical emergency on board.

A330-200 A6-EAN Training Flight.

09/06/2012

Emirates Airbus A330-200 A6-EAN operated a Dubai – Dubai flight this morning as EK999 including several low passes along the length of the runway as Ras Al Khaimah.

A340-500 A6-ERA Returns from Abidjan.

09/06/2012

Airbus A340-500 A6-ERA, which has been at Abidjan since 7th June, positioned Abidjan – Dubai this morning as EK7262.

A380 A6-EDL Returns From Dubai Maintenance.

08/06/2012

Emirates Airbus A6-EDL returned to service today operating EK302 Dubai – Shanghai. The aircraft has been under maintenance at Dubai since 3rd April.

A6-EGT Positions to Portland for Painting.

07/06/2012

Emirates Boeing 777-300ER A6-EGT positioned Paine Field – Portland today for painting.

A380 A6-EDI Returns From Dubai Maintenance.

07/06/2012

Emirates Airbus 380 A6-EDI returned to service today operating EK5 Dubai – London Heathrow. The aircraft has been under maintenance at Dubai since 21st March 2012.




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